Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 243415 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
371 of my 5,205 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 367 votes

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Dust

The hospital was an old filing cabinet of a building. Patients were shuffled then sorted: in, out, pending. Then there were those consigned to the...
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Cherry

Under the Ice (2)

At last, Aroha had managed to make a hole which she deemed to be of sufficient width. She ran awkwardly to where she had made her discovery, slipping...
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Under The Ice (1)

First sequence in an attempt to write some longer prose.
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Thetis

His mother was a sea-nymph. She found life on land, an irritant. Mortals? Dull and ignorant. Gods? Overbearing. Sea eyes changed colour with her mood...
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Departures

It is still dark. The black eyed baby slumps in your arms, accepting she has no control. Time to go. We wait in the queue, between anxiety and regret...

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371 of my comments have received 367 Great Feedback votes

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Intrigue behind the scenes,

Posted on Wed, 26 Nov 2014

Intrigue behind the scenes, nice twist.   Compelling story and some beautiful description.

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Posted in The Garden of The Gods

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I really like this story. 

Posted on Sun, 23 Nov 2014

I really like this story.  Although French, it reminds me of the writing of Grazia Deledda.  beautifully written.

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Posted in La Bodega Rose

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There's something precious

Posted on Tue, 18 Nov 2014

There's something precious about the handwriting of someone we love who is not with us, they touched that paper, held the pen, made the mark.  So much of them in it.  You express this with such delicacy.

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Posted in PS No PS

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The bleakness of the city.  I

Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2014

The bleakness of the city.  I like the way some lines stretch beyond - like cranes.

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Posted in Cranes

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Strange and compelling, has

Posted on Sun, 09 Nov 2014

Strange and compelling, has an anime feel to it, very visual.  I want  to know more.

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Posted in Collecting Samples

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I see this as a Czech cartoon

Posted on Sun, 09 Nov 2014

I see this as a Czech cartoon from the 60s.

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Posted in HB1

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The importance of marking the

Posted on Fri, 07 Nov 2014

The importance of marking the moment, beautiful.

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Posted in Train stop

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Love the Bill and Ted voices,

Posted on Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Love the Bill and Ted voices, fun and funny.

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Posted in The Tree and the Bird Man

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The narrator seems to be as

Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014

The narrator seems to be as much a ghost as the characters she happens upon,  Floating through shared memories.  This sensation also mirrors the sense of diembodiment felt when in shock,which works so well with the final image.

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Posted in All the Ghosts of Us

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There is something s gentle

Posted on Fri, 10 Oct 2014

There is something so gentle in this.  I like that it is in first person, the act of falling is so compelling, the irony of the helpful woman.

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Posted in Living on the Edge

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